Test: Bhagavatism And Brahmanism - 2


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QUESTION: 1

Who among the following refers for the first time to the class of Siva worshippers as “Siva Bhagvatas”?

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The correct answer is B as patanjali  referred Siva Worshippers as "Siva Bhagvatas".

QUESTION: 2

Which among the following gives us the first literary evidence about the existence of a group of Siva worshippers?

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QUESTION: 3

Which of the following Saiva sects have equal importance to social and religious reforms?

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QUESTION: 4

Which of the following refers to the worship of “Sakti” or the female principle?

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QUESTION: 5

Who of the following Nayanars is popularly called “Appar”?

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Appar Tirunavukkarayar Nayanar, also known as Navukkarasar and Appar "Father", was a seventh-century Śaiva Tamil poet-saint, one of the most prominent of the sixty-three Nayanars. He was an older contemporary of Thirugnana Sambandar. His birth-name was Marulneekkiyar.

QUESTION: 6

“Ganesadi Panchadevata”, the five principal Puranic deities, consist of

I. Ganesa
II. Vishnu
III. Siva
IV. Sakti
V. Surya
VI. Agni
VII. Rudra

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QUESTION: 7

Vasudeva Krishna, founder of Bhagvatism, belonged to which Kshatriya clan?

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The correct option is A.
 Vāsudeva later became known as Krishna, who is "Vāsudeva" , a king of the Vrishni clan in the region of Mathura. Vāsudeva, historically is believed to be part of the Vrishni or Satvata tribe, and according to them his followers called themselves Bhagavatas.

QUESTION: 8

When was Bhagvatism captured and absorbed by Brahmanism in general and Vaishnavism in particular?

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QUESTION: 9

Which one of the following statements regarding Bhagavatism is incorrect?

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The correct answer is D as as christian religion is different from bhagavatism and their is no any relation between christianism and bhagavatism because bhagavatism is developed earlier than christianism.

QUESTION: 10

One of the earliest references to Krishna as human hero is to be found in the

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The first mention of Krishna, as early as sixth century BCE, in the Chhandogya Upanishad, refers to him as a sage and a preacher. He is also mentioned as Devakiputra (son of Devaki).

QUESTION: 11

Which one of the following was the principal deity of the Bhagavatas?

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QUESTION: 12

To the classical Greek writers Lord Krishna was known as

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QUESTION: 13

In which chronological order did the incarnations of Lord Vishnu appear on the earth?

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QUESTION: 14

Which statement on the Holy ‘Gita’ is incorrect?

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QUESTION: 15

Who was the teacher of Sri Krishna according to the Chhandogya Upanishad?

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QUESTION: 16

Which of the following is not included in the teachings of the Chhandogya Upanishad?

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QUESTION: 17

Who of the following informed us that Bhagavatism first grew up around the Yamuna in Mathura district?

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QUESTION: 18

Which one of the following kinds of devotion is primary devotion according to Bhagavatism?

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QUESTION: 19

Which one of the following schools of philosophy was the main offshoot of Bhagavatism?

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QUESTION: 20

Which of the following is incorrect?

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